October 24, 2011
Blackbeard (The Buccaneers).
Season 1, episode 1.
Original aie date: 19 September 1956.
Captain Woodes Rogers travels to the Bahamas to accept his new position as Governor. Wifh him he brings a king`s pardon to all who will give up piracy. Blackbeard is not convinced and suspects a trap. There is dissencion among the pirates between who wants the pardon and who does not. In the confusion Blackbeard makes his escape.
Cast: Alec Clunes (Gov. Woodes Rogers), George Margo (Blackbeard), Peter Hammond (Lt. Edward Beamish), Hugh David (Crewman Benjy), Alfie Bass (Sawney), Andrew Crawford (Capt. Hornigold), Brian Worth (Calico Jack Rackham), Edwin Richfield (Crewman Armando), Peter Bennett, (Costellaux), Paul Hansard (Alfie) and Patrick Jordan (Morgan).